Transvenous radiofrequency catheter ablation for atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation: the end of the beginning?

Transvenous radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA) for treatment of atrioventricular (AV) reentrant tachycardia and AV nodal reentrant tachycardia is remarkably successful. To the best of my knowledge, there has not been a large randomized trial comparing RFA with other treatments for these tachycardias. The lack of such trials is due at least in part to… CONTINUE READING